Category: Whats On

Local History Day

Join David Livingstone Birthplace and a number of local history societies for a FREE Local History Day. Investigate Lanarkshire’s local history and learn how to research your own family history. Discover what local heritage projects are happening in the area and how to get involved. David Livingstone Birthplace and various groups will be presenting their […]

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Crossbasket Castle, High Blantyre on Sunday 5th June 2022 with a special themed Afternoon Tea hosted in the Grand Roosevelt Ballroom. Enjoy an arrival glass of Pimm’s followed by traditional British afternoon tea including a selection of Chef’s artisan sandwiches, freshly baked fruit and plain scones with homemade jam […]

The Fair is Coming!

Roll up , roll up! The fairground is coming to Blantyre this week! Incredibly, it’s been nearly 3 years since the fair has been in Blantyre, so kids (and adults alike) are looking forward to a return to some fun with the arrival of a fantastic fairground on Wednesday this week. Funtastic Events are bringing […]

Todays Car Boot Sale

A reminder that there’s a brilliant Car Boot Sale underway this morning Saturday, 14th May 2022 at High Blantyre Primary School. High Blantyre Primary parent council are hosting the event and everybody is welcome to come along and find themselves a bargain or two! The event lasts until 1pm. Note the school will be fully […]

Car Boot Sale

A reminder that there’s a fantastic Car Boot Sale planned for this Saturday at High Blantyre Primary School. High Blantyre Primary parent council will be hosting the event which takes place on Saturday 14th May 2022. This is the first time they’ve hosted a car boot sale and everybody is welcome to come along and […]

Mug Life Parents Hangout

‘Mug Life Parents’ are bringing a fantastic hangout to David Livingstone Birthplace! Caffeine, cake and culture! Join them for zero-judgement caffeine, cake and chat (included in the ticket price) at the David Livingstone Birthplace ‘Livingstones’ cafe where they have a private space for coffee hangout. Enjoy laid back vibes with other cool parents and a […]

Best Permanent Exhibition Nomination

The David Livingstone Birthplace Museum is up for Best Permanent Exhibition at the Museums & Heritage Awards 2022 this evening. Something certainly putting Blantyre on the map! The accolades celebrate the very best in the world of museums, galleries, cultural and heritage visitor attractions worldwide and the award features museums all across the world. The […]